What is it: eLearning is an umbrella term that means providing training and instruction through an electronic format. This can be through a variety of different types of devices such as computers, tablets, and mobile devices. Any device with an internet connection can provide eLearning.
Why it’s important: eLearning is an efficient, cost-effective way to provide corporate training to employees. In fact, it typically requires 40 – 60% less employee time than learning in a traditional classroom setting. eLearning offers the option of self-paced learning, or Virtual Instructor-Led Training. The opportunities for customization are endless with eLearning because allows employees to participate anytime, anywhere. It also provides unique opportunities for collaboration and engagement.
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